Meet Rwanda's First Female Independent Presidential Candidate

Diane Shima Rwigara has become the first female independent candidate after she declared her interest to challenge President Paul Kagame, and promised to eradicate poverty, champion free speech, and provide health insurance for all.



Diane Shima Rwigara at a Press briefing in Kigali on May 3, 2017 when she announced her plans to run for Rwandan presidency in the August 4 polls.